Calgarians invited to be 'scientists for a day' at the Central Library
The Science Takeover, at Calgary's Central Library, runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free and the event is open to all ages. (File)
Published Saturday, September 21, 2019 7:54AM MDT
Last Updated Saturday, September 21, 2019 3:27PM MDT
Science lovers from all over Calgary were able to enjoy a number of free exhibits on Saturday at the Central Library.
Members of the University of Calgary's Faculty of Science, along with Beakerhead, hosted the Science Takeover, an event aimed at sparking exploration and curiosity through a series of activities.
The program included demonstrations, science fiction writing workshops for teenagers and a number of different presentations throughout the day.
Some of the subjects included quantum physics, our changing oceans, parasites and our immune system and a geologist's look at the eruption of a Hawaiian volcano.
Visitors to the Central Library were also able to enjoy a pop-up planetarium, chemistry demonstrations and tips on how to hit the bullseye with a bow and arrow each and every time.
The completely free Science Takeover runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Full program details can be found online.